Tagged: Dies

Ex-President Shehu Shagari dies at 93

Former President Shehu Shagari has died after a brief illness at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday. He was 93 years old. The news was broken by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on his Twitter handle. Tambuwal tweeted: “I regret to Announce the death of former President Shehu Shagari who just passed away at National Hospital Abuja. May his Soul Rest in Peace.” The news was also confirmed by his grandson, Bello Shagari, via his verified Twitter handle @Belshagy. Bello had tweeted: “I regret announcing the death of my grandfather, H.E Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who died right now after...

Iyalode of Ibadan, Dies at 94

The Palace of Olubadan of Ibadan, has been thrown into anxiety over the death of the 13th Iyalode of Ibadanland, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun. It was reported that the only female member of the Olubadan-in-Council, died in the early hours of yesterday, about a fortnight to her 94th birthday on December 24. Although no official confirmation of her death yet from the palace of the Olubadan but Palace aide said there were processes to follow before the palace would officially announce the demise of an High Chief of the Iyalode’s status. It was gathered that a traditional message was sent to...